A major tragedy occurred in Sapele, Delta State on Monday as a yet-to-be identified 13-year old boy was said to have died from injuries sustained after falling off a moving truck.
Eyewitness account had it that the young boy had joined the teeming youths demonstrating against police brutality and extrajudicial killings in Sapele when the incident happened.
The boy reportedly jumped on a moving truck that was heading outside the town but fell off the truck.
“Before we could rush him to the clinic, he died,” the source said.
The corpse of the young boy was later wrapped in a cloth with the colours of the Nigerian flag and placed on the truck at the Amukpe area of Sapele.
Meanwhile, the #EndSARS protesters also besieged the Sapele end of the Warri–Benin Highway.
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